Advocacy for Change [PDF]
Advocacy for Change
What's Your Number?
1 : Planning
2 : Minds On
3 : Action
4 : Consolidation
There will always be scope to improve
Indicator: Students play a valuable role in advocating for change in their classrooms, their schools and their community.
Our School Environment
How do we ensure that there are opportunities for students with a range of abilities to express their beliefs and their desire for change?
How do we ensure that there are ways for students to learn and practice the communication and assertive skills necessary to advocate for change in support of accessibility?
How do we ensure that there are supported opportunities for all students to challenge barriers to accessibility in the school, school and/or community (especially attitudinal barriers) and advocate for change?
How do we provide learning experiences that offer opportunities to develop skills in collaboration, role-playing, and problem solving within a safe, supportive environment?
How are we modelling and reinforcing appropriate character development that values accessibility and supports advocacy for change?
How are we engaging students of all abilities in making decisions about educational opportunities, programs, policies and resources that support accessibility?
How are we engaging students in challenging barriers to learning in the classroom?
How do our students demonstrate their knowledge of their own strengths and needs, and the strengths and needs of others?
How effectively do our students communicate their learning needs and preferences to each other?
How do students show that they respect and value the range of learning needs in the classroom?
How do students demonstrate the desire and ability to advocate for the learning and accessibility needs of others?